The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Clearance
London / Croydon
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 2 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 100 74 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 51.55% 30.20% 15.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 95.24% 79.57% 51.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 49 11
Median daily rate £463 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.12% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £335 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £553 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £383 £390
% change year-on-year +7.04% -1.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.66 £31.95
% change year-on-year +14.83% +2.20%  

Security Cleared is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon.

Academic & Professional Certification
Croydon
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 105 93 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 54.12% 37.96% 30.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 63 29
Median daily rate £463 £420 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.11% +10.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Croydon

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Cleared in Croydon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Croydon

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Croydon over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Croydon

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Croydon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 148 (87.57%) SC Cleared
2 70 (41.42%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (28.99%) Linux
4 48 (28.40%) Scrum
5 43 (25.44%) Java
6 41 (24.26%) Puppet
7 40 (23.67%) DevOps
8 39 (23.08%) Docker
9 33 (19.53%) Bash Shell
9 33 (19.53%) PostgreSQL
10 31 (18.34%) Amazon AWS
10 31 (18.34%) Kubernetes
11 30 (17.75%) TDD
12 29 (17.16%) VMware
13 28 (16.57%) Firewall
13 28 (16.57%) Git (software)
13 28 (16.57%) Ansible
14 27 (15.98%) BDD
15 26 (15.38%) REST
15 26 (15.38%) CentOS
16 25 (14.79%) DNS
16 25 (14.79%) Terraform
17 24 (14.20%) SQL
17 24 (14.20%) Windows
17 24 (14.20%) JIRA
18 23 (13.61%) Configuration Management
18 23 (13.61%) yum
19 22 (13.02%) Confluence
19 22 (13.02%) Microservices
20 20 (11.83%) Windows Server

Security Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (13.02%) Confluence
2 15 (8.88%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (6.51%) Apache Spark
4 10 (5.92%) Apache
4 10 (5.92%) nginx
5 6 (3.55%) Apache Solr
5 6 (3.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (2.96%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.78%) SAS
8 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.18%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.18%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 9 (5.33%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (4.14%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.14%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.18%) CA PPM
3 2 (1.18%) Primavera
3 2 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.59%) Aligne
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 31 (18.34%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (8.88%) GitHub
3 13 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
4 8 (4.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 8 (4.73%) Amazon S3
4 8 (4.73%) Quay.io
4 8 (4.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (3.55%) PaaS
6 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.18%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 28 (16.57%) Firewall
2 25 (14.79%) DNS
3 17 (10.06%) LDAP
4 10 (5.92%) Wireless
5 8 (4.73%) OpenLDAP
5 8 (4.73%) WAN
6 7 (4.14%) TCP/IP
7 6 (3.55%) HTTP
7 6 (3.55%) Kerberos
7 6 (3.55%) MPLS
7 6 (3.55%) OpenVPN
7 6 (3.55%) SSH
8 5 (2.96%) LAN
8 5 (2.96%) VPN
9 4 (2.37%) BGP
9 4 (2.37%) Cisco ISE
9 4 (2.37%) OSPF
10 3 (1.78%) SSL
11 2 (1.18%) Cisco Wireless
11 2 (1.18%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (19.53%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (11.24%) Hadoop
3 12 (7.10%) NoSQL
4 11 (6.51%) Big Data
4 11 (6.51%) HBase
5 10 (5.92%) Amazon RDS
6 9 (5.33%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.37%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.78%) Neo4j
8 3 (1.78%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 3 (1.78%) Star Schema
9 2 (1.18%) MySQL
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.59%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.59%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 28 (16.57%) Git (software)
2 24 (14.20%) JIRA
3 17 (10.06%) Cucumber
4 16 (9.47%) GitLab
4 16 (9.47%) Jenkins
5 10 (5.92%) Artifactory
5 10 (5.92%) JUnit
6 9 (5.33%) Grunt
6 9 (5.33%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (4.73%) Bitbucket
7 8 (4.73%) Jasmine
7 8 (4.73%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (3.55%) Ant
8 6 (3.55%) Liquibase
8 6 (3.55%) Maven
8 6 (3.55%) SonarQube
9 5 (2.96%) IntelliJ
9 5 (2.96%) Selenium
10 2 (1.18%) Gradle
10 2 (1.18%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (5.92%) Finance
2 2 (1.18%) Electronics
2 2 (1.18%) Law
2 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.18%) Marketing
2 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.59%) Digital Economy
3 1 (0.59%) Legal
3 1 (0.59%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (24.85%) Developer
2 19 (11.24%) Administrator
3 17 (10.06%) Linux Administrator
3 17 (10.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 17 (10.06%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (8.28%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 12 (7.10%) VMWare Administrator
7 11 (6.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 10 (5.92%) Architect
8 10 (5.92%) Consultant
9 9 (5.33%) AWS DevOps
10 8 (4.73%) Data Engineer
10 8 (4.73%) DBA
10 8 (4.73%) DevOps Consultant
10 8 (4.73%) UI Developer
11 7 (4.14%) Network Engineer
11 7 (4.14%) SC Cleared DBA
11 7 (4.14%) Scrum Master
12 6 (3.55%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.38%) REST
2 18 (10.65%) Elastic Stack
3 17 (10.06%) Spring
4 16 (9.47%) HTML
5 15 (8.88%) CSS
6 13 (7.69%) Spring Boot
7 12 (7.10%) AngularJS
8 11 (6.51%) HTML5
9 10 (5.92%) 802.1X
9 10 (5.92%) Apache Camel
9 10 (5.92%) Kafka
9 10 (5.92%) Web Services
10 9 (5.33%) CSS3
11 7 (4.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 6 (3.55%) Drools
12 6 (3.55%) MCollective
12 6 (3.55%) Oracle Fusion
12 6 (3.55%) RESTful
12 6 (3.55%) Sensu
13 5 (2.96%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.55%) Algorithms
2 6 (3.55%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (3.55%) Spread Betting
3 4 (2.37%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.37%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.37%) User Experience
4 2 (1.18%) Clustering
4 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.18%) PKI
4 2 (1.18%) Replication
5 1 (0.59%) Animation
5 1 (0.59%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.59%) Blog
5 1 (0.59%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.59%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.59%) PDA
5 1 (0.59%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 49 (28.99%) Linux
2 26 (15.38%) CentOS
3 24 (14.20%) Windows
4 20 (11.83%) Windows Server
5 18 (10.65%) Ubuntu
6 14 (8.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (5.92%) CoreOS
8 7 (4.14%) Unix
9 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (41.42%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (28.40%) Scrum
3 40 (23.67%) DevOps
4 30 (17.75%) TDD
5 27 (15.98%) BDD
6 23 (13.61%) Configuration Management
7 22 (13.02%) Microservices
8 17 (10.06%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (8.88%) Test Automation
10 14 (8.28%) Test Scripting
11 13 (7.69%) Migration
11 13 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (7.10%) Front End Development
13 10 (5.92%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (5.92%) Data Migration
13 10 (5.92%) MVC
13 10 (5.92%) Project Management
13 10 (5.92%) SOA
14 9 (5.33%) Service Management
14 9 (5.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 43 (25.44%) Java
2 33 (19.53%) Bash Shell
3 24 (14.20%) SQL
4 20 (11.83%) JavaScript
5 10 (5.92%) C
5 10 (5.92%) Go
5 10 (5.92%) Groovy
5 10 (5.92%) Ruby
6 9 (5.33%) Scala
7 6 (3.55%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.96%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.96%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.78%) AWK
9 3 (1.78%) SAS Macro
9 3 (1.78%) sed
9 3 (1.78%) VBScript
10 2 (1.18%) Python
11 1 (0.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 148 (87.57%) SC Cleared
2 20 (11.83%) DV Cleared
3 11 (6.51%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (4.73%) CCIE
5 5 (2.96%) BC Cleared
5 5 (2.96%) CCNP
6 4 (2.37%) CCIE Wireless
7 3 (1.78%) CCNA
7 3 (1.78%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.18%) Degree
8 2 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.18%) MCITP
8 2 (1.18%) MCP
8 2 (1.18%) MCSE
8 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.59%) CISSP
9 1 (0.59%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.37%) PMBOK
2 3 (1.78%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.18%) QA
4 1 (0.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.59%) RMADS
System Software
1 39 (23.08%) Docker
2 19 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (10.06%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (9.47%) KVM
5 11 (6.51%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (5.33%) etcd
6 9 (5.33%) flannel
6 9 (5.33%) HDFS
7 8 (4.73%) Ceph
7 8 (4.73%) GlusterFS
7 8 (4.73%) SkyDNS
7 8 (4.73%) Squid
7 8 (4.73%) vCloud
8 6 (3.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (3.55%) Postfix
9 5 (2.96%) Corosync
10 4 (2.37%) iptables
11 2 (1.18%) Active Directory
11 2 (1.18%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 41 (24.26%) Puppet
2 31 (18.34%) Kubernetes
3 28 (16.57%) Ansible
4 25 (14.79%) Terraform
5 23 (13.61%) yum
6 16 (9.47%) Sysdig
7 14 (8.28%) Kibana
7 14 (8.28%) logstash
8 12 (7.10%) ZABBIX
9 10 (5.92%) Prometheus
9 10 (5.92%) rkt
10 9 (5.33%) Packer
11 8 (4.73%) Graphite
11 8 (4.73%) HAProxy
11 8 (4.73%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 8 (4.73%) Nagios
11 8 (4.73%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 8 (4.73%) Rsyslog
12 6 (3.55%) confd
12 6 (3.55%) Rancher
Vendors
1 29 (17.16%) VMware
2 19 (11.24%) Oracle
3 18 (10.65%) Red Hat
4 13 (7.69%) Cisco
5 12 (7.10%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.14%) Adobe
6 7 (4.14%) CheckPoint
7 6 (3.55%) Greenplum
7 6 (3.55%) Sonatype
8 4 (2.37%) CA
8 4 (2.37%) Juniper
8 4 (2.37%) Palo Alto
8 4 (2.37%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.78%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.78%) F5
10 2 (1.18%) AppDynamics
10 2 (1.18%) ForgeRock
10 2 (1.18%) SAP
11 1 (0.59%) Civica
11 1 (0.59%) IBM
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